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Mesh term Endothelin-1

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Endothelins

Description

A 21-amino acid peptide produced in a variety of tissues including endothelial and vascular smooth-muscle cells, neurons and astrocytes in the central nervous system, and endometrial cells. It acts as a modulator of vasomotor tone, cell proliferation, and hormone production. (N Eng J Med 1995;333(6):356-63)



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jenkins-FCD Prod-254 d4c00de02f1a46783a560ec8b3cebd5f74857048